Ciarán Hinds

Biography: Ciarán Hinds was born in Belfast, Ireland on February 9, 1953. He was the youngest of five children and the only son. His father was a doctor who hoped to have Ciarán follow in his footsteps, but that was not to be. It was his mother Moya, an amateur actress, who was the real influence behind his decision to be come an actor.
Though he did begin Law school at Queen's University, he left that in order train in acting at RADA. He began his stage career at the Glasgow Citizens' Theatre as the rear end of a horse in the production of Cinderella. Staying with the company for several years, he starred in a number of productions, including playing the lead roles in Arsenic and Old Lace and Faust. His stage career has included working with The Field Day Company and a number of world tours. He has starred in a number of productions with the Royal Shakespeare Company, including a world tour in the title role of Richard III.
Hinds's film career began in 1981 with Excalibur, a film
that boasted a cast rich in talented actors including Liam Neeson, Gabriel Byrne, and Patrick Stewart. In between his movie work, he's amassed a large number of television credits. Playing such characters as Mr. Rochester in Jane Eyre, and Captain Wentworth in Persuasion has increased his popularity and most definitely given him much increased recognition.

As for his personal life, you won't be likely to see his name in the weekly tabloids. He likes to keep his private life private. It is known that he is in a long-term, committed relationship with a French-Vietnamese actress named Hélène Patarot and they have a daughter together and live in London. He is in very high demand and his reputation as a quality, professional actor is sure to keep him busy for as long as he chooses.
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Ciarán Hinds' Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 57
Highest Metascore: 85 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Lowest Metascore: 28 McCanick
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 20 out of 38
  2. Negative: 4 out of 38
38 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
60 The Sea TBA Max Morden tbd
tbd Hitman: Agent 47 Aug 28, 2015 Cast tbd
63 The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him Oct 10, 2014 Cast / Spencer Ludlow 8.0
67 The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her Oct 10, 2014 Cast / Spencer Ludlow 7.8
58 The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them Sep 12, 2014 Cast / Principal Cast / Spencer Ludlow 7.3
28 McCanick Mar 21, 2014 Quinn / Quinn 7.0
74 Frozen Nov 27, 2013 Cast / Pabbie/Grandpa 7.8
50 Closed Circuit Aug 28, 2013 Cast / Principal Cast / Devlin 5.7
51 John Carter Mar 9, 2012 Cast / Tardos Mors 7.0
32 Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance Feb 17, 2012 The Devil / Roarke 4.5
62 The Woman in Black Feb 3, 2012 Mr. Daily / Daily 6.6
85 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Dec 9, 2011 Cast 6.5
65 The Debt Aug 31, 2011 David 6.6
35 Salvation Boulevard Jul 15, 2011 Jim Hunt 6.0
38 The Rite Jan 28, 2011 Principal Cast 5.3
65 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I Nov 19, 2010 Aberforth Dumbledore 7.5
69 Life During Wartime Jul 23, 2010 Bill 5.9
67 The Eclipse Mar 26, 2010 Michael Farr 5.4
52 Race to Witch Mountain Mar 13, 2009 Henry Burke 6.4
53 The Tale of Despereaux Dec 19, 2008 Botticelli 5.4
62 Mister Foe Sep 5, 2008 Julius 6.7
tbd The Tiger's Tail Apr 18, 2008 Father Andy tbd
61 Stop-Loss Mar 28, 2008 Roy King 6.6
63 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Mar 7, 2008 Joe Bloomfield 7.1
66 Margot at the Wedding Nov 16, 2007 Dick Koosman 6.1
65 Amazing Grace Feb 23, 2007 Lord Tarleton 8.0
52 The Nativity Story Dec 1, 2006 Herod 7.6
65 Miami Vice Jul 28, 2006 FBI Agent Fujima 5.6
74 Munich Dec 23, 2005 Carl 7.3
40 The Phantom of the Opera Dec 22, 2004 Firmin 8.3